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The GAS From Springfield
The (Slow) Beat Goes On!

President's Message

What Kind of Pharmacist are You Going to Be?

What kind of pharmacist are you going to be? As a student or resident, did you work to earn your own understanding of the material? Or were you content to simply restate the information that was...
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Directly Speaking

What do you do when you don’t know what you don’t know?

I’m sure you’ve heard people say “It’s hard when you don’t know what you don’t know.” Or maybe you’ve heard the proverb attributed to Confucius,...
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The Future of Pharmacy

by Phil Burgess, RPh, Chairperson, Illinois State Board of Pharmacy

Having just returned from the annual APhA meeting in Orlando, I have never been more excited about the opportunities for... read more...

Spring Meeting Highlights

Who Moved My (Grilled) Cheese?

by Scott A. Meyers, Executive Vice President

The 2014 ICHP Spring Meeting is in the books and based on the attendee evaluations, comments on-site, and my own personal... read more...

Important Update: Change to your Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE) Credit Submissions

CPE Monitor CPE processing deadlines will now be enforced!

As of May 1, 2014, ACPE and CPE Monitor are enforcing CPE processing deadlines. This means you will have a limited amount... read more...

A Request to be Bold

by Tom Westerkamp, ICHP Past President

ICHP is a vibrant organization, filled with people who are bright, energetic, and yes, I know…busy. We all have... read more...

Leadership Profile

Carrie Vogler, PharmD, BCPS

What is your current leadership position in ICHP? Marketing Affairs Director-elect Where did you go to pharmacy... read more...

The GAS From Springfield

The (Slow) Beat Goes On!

by Jim Owen and Scott Meyers

Not a lot of progress with this year’s General Assembly as it is an election year, and the budget is up for... read more...

ICHPeople

Congratulations to Kathy Komperda on the birth of her second son, Alex Jonathan, on April 4, 2014! Congrats to Trish... read more...

Educational Affairs

Brief Abstracts of the Winning Poster Presentations and the Selected Platform Presentations for the ICHP 2014 Spring Meeting

ICHP Platform Presentation #1 - Winner   Category: Original Title: Comparison of zolpidem to other... read more...

New Practitioners Network

Advance Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) Orientation

by Fatima M. Ali, Pharm.D., BCPS

Transitioning from pharmacy student to a professional pharmacist is a difficult process. The level of responsibility... read more...

Switching Roles: Being the Patient

by Sarah J. Kim, PS3, Chicago State University College of Pharmacy

In my Ambulatory Care Elective, for one week, each student had to role play a patient with multiple chronic disease... read more...

Legislative Day

by Julie Bucek, P3, University of Illinois at Chicago

Despite a smaller turnout than previous years and inclement weather, my third Legislative Day proved to be yet another... read more...

Rx for Destruction: Combating Prescription Drug Abuse in the Metro East

by Kimberlee Kabbes, P2, President-Elect and Nathan Lindley, P3, ICHP Liaison, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

In the fall of 2013, a group of second and third year students from SIUE School of Pharmacy (SOP) began the process of... read more...

Officers and Board of Directors

MIKE FOTIS President michael.fotis@northwestern.edu  TOM WESTERKAMP Immediate Past... read more...

Welcome New Members!

New Member Recruiter Gia McKnight Jillian Szczesiul Kevin Colgan Karen March Jessica... read more...

ICHP Pharmacy Action Fund (PAC) Contributors

Names below reflect donations between May 1, 2013 and May 1, 2014. Giving categories reflect each person's cumulative... read more...

Upcoming Events

Visit the ICHP Calendar for the most up-to-date events! Tuesday, May 6 NPN Cubs GameWrigley Field |... read more...